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Baseball Wins LEC Title, Third Straight Trip to NCAA Tournament

Colleen Locke | May 14, 2018

UMass Boston’s baseball team is heading back to the NCAA Tournament. The Beacons will face the Penn State Berks on Thursday at 1 p.m. at Whitehouse Field in Harwich.

Search Committee Recommends Three Finalists for Chancellor at UMass Boston

UMass Office of Communications | May 11, 2018

The UMass Boston Chancellor Search Committee today recommended Kathy Humphrey of the University of Pittsburgh, Peter Lyons of Perimeter College at Georgia State University, and Jack Thomas of Western Illinois University as finalists for the chancellor position.

The Marble Collection to Honor Area Educators at Annual Magazine Release Gala

Office of Communications | May 07, 2018

The Marble Collection will honor two Massachusetts public high school teachers for their outstanding support of the arts at the fifth annual Spring into Art Gala, happening Sunday, May 20, 2018 from 3 to 5 p.m. in UMass Boston's Harbor Gallery.

Softball Earns Second Trip to NCAA Tournament; Baseball to Host LEC Tourney Starting Wednesday

Colleen Locke | May 07, 2018

Thanks to a perfect record in the Little East Conference Tournament, the LEC champion Beacons will be taking on the Tufts University Jumbos this week in the first round of the four-team, double elimination regional. Meanwhile, baseball hosts the LEC Tournament at Monan Park starting Wednesday.

Student Leaders Honored at Beacon Leadership Awards

Kellie Ruccolo | May 07, 2018

Seventeen Beacon Leadership Awards were awarded to students and student groups who were nominated and chosen by the campus community.

UMass Boston Students Earn Fulbrights to Teach in Colombia, Study in UK

Colleen Locke | May 07, 2018

James Nickerson received an English Teaching Assistant award and will be teaching college students in Colombia how to speak English starting in July; Adam Darisse has earned a study/research award that will fund a master’s degree in medieval studies at the University of York in the United Kingdom.

Senior Ammany Ty Named UMass Boston’s 29 Who Shine Winner

Vanessa Chatterley | May 02, 2018

Ammany Ty, an undergrad student who is majoring in English and Asian American studies in the Honors College, will be honored at a State House ceremony on Friday, May 4.

UMass Boston Makes Forbes’ Top 300 List for America’s Best Value Colleges

Office of Communications | April 26, 2018

The University of Massachusetts Boston made the third annual list of Forbes’ America’s Best Value Colleges.

Annual Environmental Research Colloquium Brings Together STEM Students

Vanessa Chatterley | April 24, 2018

The event welcomed more than 100 undergraduate and graduate students from different universities.

UMass Boston Receives $181K NEH Grant to Make Pilgrim Artifacts More Accessible

Colleen Locke | April 23, 2018

Christa Beranek, a project archaeologist for the Fiske Center for Archaeological Research, has received a three-year, $181,000 National Endowment for the Humanities grant to create a digital catalog of Plimoth Plantation’s archaeological collection, including artifacts excavated from Pilgrim homes.